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Item No: mcai720121
Additional Title: Gradual
Script: Rotunda
Language: Latin
Folio Number: front
Source: Rare Book Department

Ego sum panis, translated as “I am bread,” is exceptional in its use for communion: the vast majority of liturgical manuscripts from the Middle Ages use the alternative wording of “Cibavit eos ex adipe frumenti, alleluia,” (Full ears of wheat are the nourishment he gives them). 

Notes: Initial E with the Last Supper
Notes: Initial shows significant repainting.
Notes: This initial begins the Introit for Mass for the feast of Corpus Christi, "Ego sum panis ?" (I am the bread).
Sirsi Catalog Key: 1627407
Country: Country:Italy
City/Town/Township:Perugia ?
Cardinal Point:central

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1350
Image Dimensions Width: 571 mm
ShelfMark: Lewis E M 72:12

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